|By Business Wire||
|July 18, 2014 10:00 AM EDT||
Ecwid, a leading e-commerce solution that enables retailers to add an online store to any web presence and to multiple sites simultaneously, and Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI), a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, announced a strategic partnership today under which Endurance will offer Ecwid’s e-commerce solution to its customers.
Under the partnership, Endurance will market Ecwid as an affordable, full-featured and easy-to-install e-commerce widget, enabling customers from Endurance’s brands to easily add an online store which integrates with their existing website and begin selling quickly.
The Ecwid solution also enables a retailer to operate storefronts on many online sites at the same time, all managed from a single control panel. As a unique feature of the Ecwid mobile app, using their iPhone or iPad, Endurance customers now also can create a mobile point-of-sale (POS) system with fully synchronized, offline/online inventory and sales order information.
“Endurance is committed to helping small businesses build a web presence that will help them stand out and succeed in the online marketplace,” said Joel Rosen, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Product. “Ecwid will enable our customers, regardless of the tools they used to build their website, to monetize their presence with an online store quickly and easily. Ecwid also supports 45 languages, so it aligns well with our global footprint.”
“We are excited to partner with Endurance to help small businesses setup their online stores quickly and easily, so they can start selling their products anywhere at any time, offline or online and from any device,” says Jim O’Hara, president of Ecwid. ”Endurance is a highly-regarded, global leader in providing innovative products and services that help small businesses succeed online. We look forward to offering Endurance’s customers our world-class e-commerce platform that makes it easier for businesses to sell successfully anywhere.”
About Ecwid: Ecwid is a full-featured, cloud-based e-commerce platform that allows SMBs to create professional online stores and embed them into any web presence in minutes, and operate multiple online stores with mobile point-of-sale integration simultaneously. Ecwid, available directly or through trusted partners, has over 500,000 registered merchants in 175 countries, and is available in 45 languages. The Ecwid Facebook app is the leading shopping cart application on Facebook, with more than 50,000 merchants operating stores on Facebook. For more info, visit http://www.ecwid.com/.
About Endurance International Group: Endurance International Group is a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online. Endurance serves over 3.6 million subscribers through a family of brands that includes Bluehost, HostGator, Domain.com, FatCow, iPage, BigRock and MOJO Marketplace. Endurance is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, has a presence in Asia and the Americas, and employs over 2,600 people. Endurance provides a comprehensive suite of over 150 products and services that includes web presence and mobile sites, email and eCommerce, as well as more advanced offerings, such as SEO services, scalable computing, security, storage and backup, online marketing and productivity solutions. For more information, visit www.endurance.com.
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